Showing posts from May, 2011

Channel Twelve News on CBS

Due to the urgent need to save sharks from extinction, CBS here in Florida aired an interview with me on the subject.
You can see it on my website at : Just click on the menu bar on the left hand side labelled "My Sunset Rendezvous" and you will see the link on the right.

Press Release

May 3, 2011
Author and shark behavior researcher  visits South Florida
Ila France Porcher, researcher of wild shark behavior, and author of "My Sunset Rendezvous," is in South Florida this month giving a series of informative presentations on the intelligence and social behavior of sharks. Her talk shares the excitement of her unique method of finding things out about sharks, which are often killed for science and studied dead.
From 1995 until 2009 she established never before achieved intimacy with the reef sharks that inhabited the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia.
During this intensive ethological study, she made some intriguing discoveries and had many strange and startling experiences. When the Internet became available, she began to connect with other scientists across the world, comparing her observations, while accumulating evidence about sharks that transcends common beliefs. Her book is the story of this study, set in the framework of life in the islands, and the sh…